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Online access to archived pages on the Internet Archive uncertain for researchers
3 months ago

Online access to archived pages on the Internet Archive uncertain for researchers

The disappearance of archived pages from the Internet Archive poses a threat to research and the preservation of news as the first draft of history.
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New book shows that press freedom in Canada is not a done deal
5 months ago

New book shows that press freedom in Canada is not a done deal

By  •  News, Politics, Law

Threats to press freedom are actually threats to the public’s right to know, says the co-editor of a new book.

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Journalists in Mexico are risking their lives to do their job
6 months ago

Journalists in Mexico are risking their lives to do their job

By  •  Politics

Mexico’s drug cartels are making full use of cyberspace to mount a campaign of intimidation targeting the country’s journalists and society.

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Journalism more important now than ever, say RSJ teach-in speakers
7 months ago

Journalism more important now than ever, say RSJ teach-in speakers

By Jasmine Bala for the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre

Journalism matters now more than ever, the media director of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association told journalism students and faculty during… Continue Reading Journalism more important now than ever, say RSJ teach-in speakers

Audience engagement efforts aren’t new – they’re just different these days, sociology professor argues
7 months ago

Audience engagement efforts aren’t new – they’re just different these days, sociology professor argues

By  •  Research

By Jasmine Bala for the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre

Building audience engagement has long been a newsroom preoccupation, only today it involves Instagram and Facebook, while in the past publishers… Continue Reading Audience engagement efforts aren’t new – they’re just different these days, sociology professor argues

Understanding history and who wields power central to effective political coverage of Indigenous communities
7 months ago

Understanding history and who wields power central to effective political coverage of Indigenous communities

By Jasmine Bala for the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre

Indigenous people want their leaders held accountable, but journalists should be cautious about perpetuating negative stereotypes, Ryerson School of Journalism Rogers… Continue Reading Understanding history and who wields power central to effective political coverage of Indigenous communities

Global News Social Media Editor: Complex stories should be packaged in way that connects with audience
7 months ago

Global News Social Media Editor: Complex stories should be packaged in way that connects with audience

By  •  News, Business

By Jasmine Bala for the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre website

While newsrooms benefit from online analytics that help journalists understand what audiences want and how to package stories, this data… Continue Reading Global News Social Media Editor: Complex stories should be packaged in way that connects with audience